Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
C.S. Company C, 2D Alabama Artillery Battalion;
Maury's-Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Lieut. John R. Scalter.
The company served pieces, number, kind and caliber unknown, on the line of Hebert’s Brigade in undetermined positions from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. A detachment probably served one 20-pounder Parrott rifle in rear of the left of Green's Brigade from about June 14. Casualties in company during the defense: killed 7, wounded 6, total 13, Capt. T. K. Emanuel killed about June 3, on duty near the Third Louisiana Redan: one enlisted man wounded in the affair of the crater June 25-26.
Erected by the United States War Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 18, 1863.
Location. 32° 21.58′ N, 90° 50.7′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, 0.8 miles south of Old Graveyard Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerMississippi 43rd Infantry (here, next to this marker); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Louisiana Redan, On Left of Jackson Road. (about 400 feet away); C S Missouri (about 400 feet away); Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863. (about 400 feet away); Eugene Erwin (about 400 feet away); U.S. Logan's Approach. (about 400 feet away); Pembroke S· Senteny (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.